The Political Divide and Teens
By Jeff Simms
Illustrated by Sasha Harris, Arlington High School Student
How are high school students in the Hudson Valley affected, as they become young adults, by the political divisiveness that grips our country today? The assignment was daunting. To prepare, I tried to put myself in their shoes.
In the fall of 1991, as I began my senior year in high school, the United States was entrenched in Kuwait, leading a coalition of nations against Iraq in Operation Desert Storm.
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